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Interpersonal Skills of Gifted Students: Risk versus Resilience


Abstract The population of intellectually gifted youth encompasses a wide range of abilities, talents, temperaments, and personality characteristics. Although generalizations are often made outside of the empirical literature regarding the interpersonal skills of these children, much remains to be understood about their social behavior. The aim of this study was to examine the within-group differences of gifted children, and it was hypothesized that subgroups of the gifted population would differ from each other in terms of interpersonal skill development. Gifted education teachers within a large K-12 public school district in the Southwestern United States completed the Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) regarding the social-emotional co... (more)
Created Date 2012
Contributor Perham, Holly Joy (Author) / Caterino, Linda (Advisor) / Brulles, Dina (Committee member) / Naglieri, Jack (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Educational psychology / Gifted education / Gifted / Interpersonal skills / Profound giftedness / Relationship skills / Social awareness / Social skills
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 83 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Psychology 2012
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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